Corporate Wisdom Event Series

A flagship lecture series

The series welcomes talks from key business figures from across the globe, representing a variety of sectors, who offer expert knowledge and insight into a range of current issues affecting business leaders today.

These events offer an excellent opportunity for networking in an informal environment.

The Corporate Wisdom Event Series aims to develop Yorkshire’s business community by:

  • Offering networking opportunities between current and future business leaders
  • Engaging audiences with exceptional motivational speakers
  • Providing valuable and unique insights into a variety of business fields
  • Encouraging the exchange of knowledge and informed debate surrounding key global issues facing businesses today
Previous speakers

Alan Grogan,  Executive Partner, Cognitive Business Decision Support, IBM UKI

Panel event on the Future of the Corporation, Professor Sir Paul Collier and Professor Colin Mayer

Panel event on Collaborative Innovation, Dr Martin Stow of Nexus, Chloe Barrett from DigiDentistry and Tim Kastelle of Queensland Business School

Gareth Stace, Director General, UK Steel

Fred Burt, Founder, Olix Consulting

Ashok Gupta, Chair, The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association, Defined Benefit Taskforce

Gisela Abbam, Global Executive Director, GE Healthcare

Jane Cordell, Result CIC

Dr Simon Hayward, Chief Executive, Cirrus

Sofi W Elfving, Research Manager, Ericsson AB

Louise Fowler, Marketing Director, First Direct

Lord Robert Skidelsky, Emeritus Professor of Political Economy, University of Warwick

Neil Doncaster, Chief Executive, Scottish Professional Football League

David Noon, Head of Audit Advisory, Deloitte LLP

Roger Bootle, Managing Director, Capital Economics

Rashik Parmar, President, IBM Academy of Technology

Dr David Chaffey, Publisher, Smart Insights

Jason Gatenby, Chief Executive, Montagu Private Equity LLP

Corporate Wisdom Events on YouTube

Take a look at our most recent Corporate Wisdom lecture on Collaborative Innovation with Dr martin Stow, Chloe Barrett and Tim Kastelle

Visit the Business School YouTube channel to view all of our lectures.

Contact Us

For more information please contact Rhys Gillard, Events Executive via email or call +44 (0)113 343 8652.

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